Month: August 2009

Return Eudemon

I took one last vacation/long weekend with Marie and The Seven last week. We went to my parents’ cottage on Lake Huron. I got back yesterday. I’ll try to …

Free iPod Poor Man App

I’ve been vacationing in Alpena, Michigan. I return today. Regular posting will hopefully resume tomorrow morning. Ever since getting my iPhone, I’ve been looking for Catholic devotional applications. I …

Hudge and Gudge sighting

One of the best articles I’ve seen on the whole Fed Reserve issue. Excerpt: Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have a Winner… When one considers the possibility that the Fed …

Misc

“You can still find an old English prayerbook with the passage, ‘Guard us from the Northmen.'” Adams, For Good and Evil, p 159, writing about Viking incursions. — Experimental …

Facebook

“Facebook has more followers than Buddha.” Evan Hessel, Forbes, 9/7/09, p 80. Great line. It’s accurate (fb has 250m members, Buddhism something fewer). It’s clever, it’s tightly-written, and it …